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Five other states on Thursday joined Missouri's effort to strike down a California law barring the sale of eggs produced by hens kept it cages that don't meet size and space requirements.
The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in January as a rise in imports of oil and other foreign goods offset a solid increase in exports.
Hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said.
Ford Motor Co. is announcing that it will build its Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks at its assembly plant west of Cleveland.
Energy department officials said there's no intent to hide anything and that some information is simply not known.
A North Carolina judge says Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate the source of groundwater pollution at its coal ash dumps.
The odd-looking, four-story vessel made of recycled shipping containers departed from Treasure Island to comply with a regulatory order concluding that Google didn't have the proper permits to build it there.
The tax break, which takes effect in July, will help keep aircraft owners from having repairs and maintenance performed by shops in neighboring tax-free states, including Texas, Colorado and Arizona.
Officials say there were worries about a gradual shedding of jobs as aerospace customers worldwide expect their suppliers to be closer and cheaper labor becomes more available in central Europe and Asia.
The Republican-controlled House has moved to block the president's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in January for a second straight month but a key category that signals business investment plans rebounded.
Procter & Gamble Co. says it has tightened security at its Cincinnati headquarters after a breach this week that allowed an eye-catching protest by Greenpeace.
The river of money flowing through this 1,800-square-mile peninsula has also driven housing costs to double in the past five years while wages for low- and middle-skilled workers are stagnant.
U.S. productivity grew at an even slower annual rate than previously thought in the final three months of last year, but economists are hoping productivity growth will revive in 2014, reflecting a stronger economy.
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., the nation's third-largest coal supplier, will pay a $27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges from 79 mines and 25 coal processing facilities.
Thirty-five factories were closed or torn down in Pingshan county as part of the government's drive to clear up China's notoriously smoggy skies, but shutting plants has taken a human and economic toll in lost jobs and income.
Flush with cash and high stock prices, companies are buying up the competition at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble.
Two men were convicted of stealing a secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
CIOs from companies in all walks of business are using the Target breach as a rallying point to call attention to their struggle and garner additional funds and manpower to fight digital threats.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
The court ruled that regulators must re-examine a deal in which Nova Scotia-based Emera invested more than $300 million to have a 49 percent stake in Boston-based First Wind's Northeast project portfolio.
Even so, conditions improved in most U.S. regions, helped by slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.
Twin Falls officials in south-central Idaho have approved a $3.5 million expansion of a Greek yogurt plant operated by Chobani.
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